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Fake pharmacist arrested with six cartons of codeine in Katsina

Nura Aliyu, a fake pharmacist and drug dealer has been arrested by the police, for dealing on codeine. He was arrested and paraded with six cartons of suspected codeine syrup …

Man in court for touching married woman’s breast

A 25-year-old unemployed man, Kabiru Saka was on Thursday tried before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly touching a married woman’s breasts. Saka, a resident of Alagbado, Lagos, …

Woman who poured hot water on husband arraigned

A 32- year-old woman, Joy Imeribe, who allegedly poured hot water on her husband was on Thursday arraigned before the Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court. The accused, a trader who resides …

Driver arraigned over alleged reckless driving, manslaughter

A 50-year-old driver, Olusanya Peter, who allegedly killed a man due to reckless driving, has been charged before an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun. Peter, who lives at No. 18 …

How 2 pupils were Abducted from Cross River primary school

Two primary school pupils’ ages 5 from government primary school, Ikot Effanga, Mkpa in Calabar Municipal council of Cross River State have been abducted by unknown persons in the State. …

Man remanded over alleged motorcycle theft

Usman Yinusa, 32, has been arraigned in Osun Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ile-Ife, on Thursday over alleged motorcycle theft. Yinus was denied bail by Magistrate Olalekan Ijiyode who ordered that …

Businessman shot dead in Cross River

A businessman, simply identified as Mr. Aloysius Adiwge has been shot dead by an armed robbery gang that invaded his residence at Atabong by Eyo–Ita in Calabar South LGA of …

How 2 pupils were adopted from Cross River primary school

Two primary school pupils’ ages 5 from government primary school, Ikot Effanga, Mkpa in Calabar Municipal council of Cross River State have been abducted by unknown persons in the State. …

US-based Nigerian pharmacist kills himself after shooting wife, daughter dead

A 42-year-old Nigerian pharmacist living in Iliois, Chikago, United States of America, Olasunkanmi Esho, has allegedly killed his Cameroonian wife, Bourk Esho and their 8-year-old daughter, Olivia. Olasunkanmiwho was alleged …

I only put my hand, I didn’t rape her – Driver tells court

A driver, Emmanuel Okorie, who allegedely defiled his neighbour’s 15-year-old sister, has denied the allegation leveled against him by the Lagos State Government. The defendant, who is standing trial before …

How tricycle operator died for failing to offer police N100 bribe – Rights group

A tricycle operator, Master Chinedu Samuel Agu has been allegedly killed by a police Sergeant, simply identified as Magaji over his refusal to offer N100 meant to be for ‘settlement’ …

50 Sarasuka gang members arrested in Kaduna

Fifty gangsters, known as Yan Sarasuka or Yan Shara, have been arrested in Kaduna. The suspects will be arraigned before a magistrate’s court after security agencies conclude investigations. The suspects …

FBI arrests 29 ‘Yahoo boys,’ says Nigerian fraudsters have invaded countries

The United States’ Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI, yesterday announced the arrest of Nigerian internet fraudsters, aka, Yahoo boys in a global operation. The FBI said 42 suspects were nabbed …

FBI arrests 2 Nigerians in US over cyber-fraud

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested two Nigerians for allegedly defrauding businesses and U.S. citizens of several millions of dollars. According to the agency, the fraud was …

Adamawa court sentences five to death for killing herdsman

Five men have been sentenced to death in Yola, Adamawa State for killing a herdsman. The sentence was handed down by Justice Abdul-Azeez Waziri for culpable homicide. The convicts are …

Illegal blood bank discovered in Lagos

The Commissioner of Police In Lagos, Imohimi Edgal, on Tuesday announced the arrest of 45-year-old Achegbulu Paul for operating an illegal blood bank in his room. The command recovered seven …

I became a kidnapper to make money for Sallah – Suspect

The Niger Police Command has apprehended two suspected kidnappers terrorizing the people of Sabon Mariga in Rafi Local Government Area of the state. Operatives, acting on distress calls, nabbed the …

Suspected cultist beheaded in Cross River

A young man suspected to be a cultist has been beheaded in Boki local government area of Cross River State. The incident occurred on Sunday at Ogep-Osokom when two rivalry …

School principal allegedly rapes 17-year-old male student in Anambra

The principal of Seat of Wisdom Secondary School, Okija, Mr Modestus Eze has allegedly had canal knowledge of one of his students (name withheld). The act, which DAILY POST gathered …

8 die in accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Eight persons on Tuesday died in an accident involving a white Toyota Hiace bus and a blue Mack truck opposite Wichtech Roofing and Pipes on Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Mr Babatunde Akinbiyi, …

Son docked for pouring hot water on his mother

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Niger has arrested a son for allegedly pouring hot water on her mother, causing serious injuries on her body. Mr Philip …

Boko Haram: One terrorist killed as security agents repel attack in Adamawa community

Security agents have killed a member of Boko Haram terrorist who raided Kaya village of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The Adamawa Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Mr …

Drama as alleged child killer, Dike calls prosecution witnesses enemies of state

For the second time since his trial began, Ifeanyi Dike who is the prime suspect in the alleged killing of eight-year-old Victory Chikamso at Eliozu area of Rivers state has …

8 killed as bandits, vigilante clash in Sokoto – Police

The Sokoto State Police Command on Monday confirmed eight deaths in a clash that ensued between armed bandits and local vigilante members in Isa Local Government Area of Sokoto State. …

LASEMA gives update on unidentified woman who jumped into Lagos lagoon

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency yesterday said there had not been any concrete information regarding the alleged suicide on the Third Mainland Bridge lagoon in Lagos. DAILY POST reports …

Man bags life imprisonment for defiling teenage girl in Lagos

After 15 months of trial, a defiler, 28-year-old Kingsley Inyang is to spend the rest of his life in jail, a Lagos High Court sitting in Igbosere ruled on Monday. …

Four men allegedly kill their brother, remove his heart for ritual

A Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Monday ordered four men to be remanded in Ikoyi Prisons for allegedly killing their brother and removing his heart for ritual. The …

Nigerian lady in court for allegedly killing her South African boyfriend

A 21-year-old Nigerian lady, Gift Mike, was on Monday brought before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrate’s Court for allegedly killing her 48-year-old South African boyfriend, Daniel Grant. The accused, a …

Police speaks on unidentified woman who jumped into Lagos Lagoon

The Lagos State Police Command on Monday said investigation into the report that an unidentified lady allegedly packed her car on the third mainland bridge and jumped into the Lagoon …

Osun Kidnapping : No demand of ransom yet – Bishop

The Methodist Bishop of Osogbo diocese, Rt. Revd. Amos Ogunrinde has said that there has not been any demand for ransom from the kidnappers that took a pastor of the …

How adulterated kerosene killed primary school pupil in Delta community

A kerosene explosion in the early hours of Sunday killed an 8-year-old girl, Zicora Igbohonoja in Sapele, Delta state when the victim’s family friend identifed as Oghenero Ejiro lit a …

I sold my baby to train her siblings – Suspect confesses

The Abia State Police command has arrested a 22-year-old woman, Blessing Chukwu, for allegedly selling her baby for N360,000. Chukwu confessed that she sold her daughter to raise money to …

Final year Lead City University student, two others die in Ibadan motor accident

A final year student of Lead City University, Ibadan, who was later identified as Daniel and two others have been reportedly killed during a motor accident that occurred along Challenge-Orita …

How accident claimed family of seven in Enugu – Police

The Police Command in Enugu state have confirmed the death of a family of seven in an auto crash which occurred at Ugwu-Onyeama on the Enugu-Onitsha expressway on Sunday. Police …

Five killed in Niger road accident

No fewer than five people have been confirmed dead following an accident in Lambata Kwakuti Road in Gurara local government area of Niger state. It was gathered that the accident …

Police arrest 12 notorious cultists in Abuja

The Police in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Sunday said it has arrested 12 suspected members of rival cult groups terrorising Apo area of Abuja and its environs. The …

Customs seized 35 containers of tramadol, handed 9 to us – NAFDAC DG

The Director General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Prof. Moji Adeyeye, has said that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) seized 35 containers of Tramadol at …

62 die in Ogun road accidents

The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) on Sunday said 62 persons died while several others were injured in various auto crashes that happened across the state between January …

Police arrest two robbery suspects, recover two stolen vehicles in Delta

Police anti-robbery squad attached to the Delta State police command, has arrested two robbery suspects, Joromi Oghenero and Job Edward for allegedly stealing two vehicles from Effurun town, near warri, …

Tension in Asaba over alleged killing of two youths over land dispute

No fewer than two persons were allegedly killed in the early hours of Saturday in Asaba community, Delta state over land dispute. It was gathered that the problem of land …

4 killed, many others injured as building collapses in Zaria

Four persons have been feared dead and six others injured after a building collapsed in Zaria, Kaduna State. The affected two storeyed-building was still under construction when it collapsed, at …

Nigerian Army rescue captives after gun battle with kidnappers

The troops of 32 Artillery Brigade on Saturday said it rescued ten kidnap victims inside a forest at Erio-Efon Alaaye road in Ekiti state. A statement by the Assistant Director …

Ekiti: Gunmen in military camouflage kidnap petrol station manager, wife

A petrol station manager of Bovas Petroleum and Gas in Ekiti State, Mr D. Alalade and wife have been kidnapped by unknown gunmen. A source, who escaped from the scene, …

We buried 5,300 bodies in one day – Libyan deportee

A Nigerian deportee, who just arrived from Libya has given a startling confession at T.B. Joshua’s Church, Synagogue in Lagos, painting an alarming picture of the death toll of African …

Edo robbery: NSCDC kill one, arrest 2 others

The Edo State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, on Friday killed one person and arrested two other suspects involved in a robbery incident at Ikpoba …

Man in court over attempt to rape 60-year-old woman

A 27-year-old man, Adeoye Olatomide, was on Friday arraigned before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged attempt to rape a 60-year-old woman. Olatomide is facing three-count charge …

Man Kills friend, self after alleged minor disagreement in Delta

A 23- year-old secondary School dropout, Mac Davis Okonye in Ibusa community of Delta state in the early hours of Friday allegedly killed his close friend identified as chukwuyen Albert …

Marine school student found dead at River bank in Delta

A 21-year-old Joseph Ibiri of the Delta state Marine school of Technology, Burutu, in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State was on Thursday found dead by Abradede River bank …

Man arraigned for allegedly hacking into Ecobank’s App

James Nwagalezi, a 28-year-old suspected fraudster, was yesterday, arraigned before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly conniving with Okoli Nmesoma, already facing trial, to hack into the mobile app account …

Lifeless body of pregnant woman found in Osun

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) yesterday said it discovered the lifeless body of a pregnant woman along Gbongan-Ibadan expressway, Owode-Ede, Ede, Osun. The corps Spokesperson, Babawale Afolabi, …

19-year-old arrested for allegedly killing own child

A 19-year-old student, Munirat Bagana has been arrested for allegedly killing her own baby on Monday, June 4. Munirat was reportedly seen by her fellow students at Sokoto state school …

Bakare slits mother’s throat, stabs her to death

A 37-year-old man, Nurudeen Bakare on Wednesday stirred confusion after he allegedly stabbed his 65-year-old mother, Bosede, to death. It was gathered that the incident happened at Oremeji, Ilasamaja, Mushin …

Suspects confess why they raped 15-year-old girl

The Police in Lagos have arrested a three-member cult gang terrorizing residents of Ajangbadi in Ojo area of Lagos. The suspects, Ibeji Chukwuemeka, 21, Caleb Isaac, 21, and Paul Ehimika, …

LG chairman blows hot as cultists kill two in Ebonyi

A middle-aged man, one Anselm Umah was yesterday shut dead by unknown gunmen, who are believed to be cultists, in Ohaukwu local government area of Ebonyi state. This development was …

Police parade two females, six others for alleged kidnap, armed robbery in Ebonyi

The Ebonyi state police command on Thursday said it has arrested two female and six male suspects for alleged kidnap and armed robbery. Parading the suspects at the state police …

How family of five, friend died mysteriously in Ogun

A family of five, on Wednesday died under mysterious circumstances at Old Aiyepe road in Sagamu area of Ogun. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the family which …

Human trafficking: 47-year-old man bags seven-year jail term in Benin

A Benin High Court in Edo State has sentenced a 47-year-old human trafficker, Richard Ehigie, to seven years imprisonment. The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons had …

Nigerian Army: Fake soldier nabbed in Lagos

A panel beater, Victor Nyaku, was on Thursday arraigned before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos, for impersonation and assault. Nyaku, 47, is also accused of parading himself as an …

Police arrest four suspected armed robbers, recover deadly weapons in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has arrested four suspected armed robbers in Nkpologu-Adani axis of Uzo Uwani Local Government Area of the state. The command’s spokesman, SP Ebere Amaraizu, said …

My husband planted `magun’ on me – Woman tells court

Rashidat Adesokan, a mother of six, on Wednesday asked a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve her 28- year-old marriage to her husband, Mustafa, for allegedly “lacing her with …